UPDATE: Suspects Arrested Following Vehicle Entries in Oakville

 

Halton Police recently revealed that two arrests had been made following an overnight incident in Milton. Just after 2:30 a.m., on June 10, 2019, police were called to the area of Bell Street and Vanier Drive for reports of two males looking into vehicles. The suspects fled the scene on foot, causing a brief chase, and one suspect was quickly apprehended.

With the assistance of the Canine Unit, the second suspect was located and arrested in a wooded area shortly thereafter,” police said.

Now, Halton Police have reported that during the months of April and May (of this year) several unlocked vehicles were entered in Oakville.

On one occasion, according to police, the suspects - the same suspects connected to the incident in Milton - located the keys to an Acura TL and stole the vehicle. 

This vehicle was later used to transport the suspects while they committed additional thefts from vehicles and made fraudulent purchases with stolen credit/debit cards,” reads a recent Halton Police news release.

As a result, the suspects are facing the following alleged charges.

Mathew Oliveira (19) of Hamilton has been charged with:

  • Alleged theft under $5,000 (18 counts)
  • Alleged possess/use stolen credit card (9 counts)
  • Alleged theft of motor vehicle
  • Alleged possession of property obtained by crime

Matthew Chupil (19) of Hamilton has been charged with:

  • Alleged theft under $5000 (18 counts)
  • Alleged possess/use stolen credit card (9 counts)
  • Alleged possession of property obtained by crime

Police are asking anyone with information regarding these incidents to contact Detective Constable Mark Bingham of the 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747, ext. 2268.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

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